How to apply for the orphan’s allowance
Service des Prestations Médicales de l'État
19, Avenue des Castelans
Stade Louis II - Entrée C
98014 MONACO CEDEX
State Medical Benefits Office :
(+377) 98 98 81 39
Fax : (+377) 98 98 41 67
Opening Hours : Public opening: from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday - By phone: from 8.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday
Principle and conditions
The orphan’s allowance is payable to civil servants and other Government officials for each child in respect of whom they receive family allowances, where the other parent has died or is presumed dead or declared absent in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Code.
The orphan’s allowance is also payable, under certain conditions, to any individual who is not a civil servant, other Government or Commune officials, or employed by any public organisation, who takes in and cares for any child who has lost one or both parents and one of whose parents has died or is presumed dead or declared absent in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Code.
Applying for the orphan’s allowance
To apply, you must prepare a request for this allowance and send it in the post to the State Medical Benefits Office (SPME).
In the event of approval, the benefit will be given to you directly. You may be sent a letter asking you for further information.